Clergy, Staff & Vestry


The Rev. R. Leigh Spruill, Rector

The Rev. Dr. Kristine A. Blaess, Senior Associate Rector

The Rev. Samuel Adams, Associate Rector

The Rev. Michael Blaess, Associate Rector

The Rev. Clinton Wilson, Associate Rector

The Rev. Richard Kew, Priest Associate

The Rev. Timus Taylor, Priest Associate

The Rev. Chad Jones, Associate Rector & Priest-in-Charge of Church of the Resurrection

Lay Ministry Engagement

Joe King, Director of Lay Ministry Engagement

Ministry Team Lead

Rebecca Teel, Parish Secretary


Elizabeth Reavis, Director of Communications

Sandra Beld, Communications Coordinator


The Rev. Michael Blaess, Associate Rector

Ministry Team Lead

Rebecca Teel, Parish Secretary

Staff Support


Dr. Woosug Kang, Director of Music Ministries

Gerry Senechal, Associate Director of Music Ministries & Organist

Jonathan Riggs, Music Leader for The Table

Richard Gray, Organ Scholar

Rose Thompson, Director of St. Dunstan's Choir

Christian Fellowship & Formation

The Rev. Clint Wilson, Associate Rector

Ministry Team Lead

Lynn Ragland, Pastoral Care Coordinator

Staff Support

Sadie Zoradi, Associate Director of Youth Ministries

Kelly McGlynn, Youth Ministry Coordinator (2017-18 Nashville Fellow)

Elizabeth Nash, Director of Children’s Ministries

Susalee Spruill, Children’s Ministries Program Coordinator

Sandra Sarratt, Nursery Coordinator

Outreach & Mission

The Rev. Samuel Adams, Associate Rector

Ministry Team Lead

Sandra Beld, Communications Coordinator

Staff Support

The Rev. Chad Jones, Priest-in-Charge at Church of the Resurrection

Administration & Facilities

Laura Zabaski, Parish Administrative Officer

Catherine Beemer, Director of Parish Giving

Katy Valesky, Financial Secretary

Claudia Taylor, Executive Assistant to the Rector

Facilities Manager

Rick Backhouse, Sexton

Pavel Nemec, Sexton

Roman Vlcek, Sexton

Ami Shaw, Sexton

Rebecca Teel, Parish Secretary


The vestry is the “board” of the Episcopal church, which has material responsibility for the parish within a commission/committee structure. Our vestry is comprised of eighteen church members. Six vestry members are elected annually to serve three-year terms.

  • John Abernathy
  • Katie Agnew, Commissioner of Worship
  • Jim Beckner
  • Nancy Cheadle, Commissioner of Formation & Fellowship
  • Bill DeCamp
  • Steve Fridrich
  • Julie Haley
  • Rick Hart, Junior Warden
  • James Hundley, Treasurer
  • Donald (Duck) Johnston
  • Jay McKnight, Commissioner of Outreach & Mission
  • Sally Nesbitt
  • Tom Nesbitt
  • Agatha Nolen
  • Bill Pomy
  • Jan Ramsey, Clerk & Ex-Officio Vestry Member
  • Martha Rodes, Senior Warden
  • Cameron Sorenson
  • Ansley Wells